2009 Husqvarna CR Review


The 21-time world motorcross championship manufacturer, Husqvarna, returned its focus to off-roading in 2008. Husqvarna made significant changes on the CR 125 for 2009. The base MSRP for the 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 off-roading motorbikes bikes is usually around $5,800. The engines for these off-roading motorcycles are liquid-cooled. A 38 millimeter Mikuni carburetor is also standard for these off-roading motorbikes. These 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 motorbikes are around 7.27 feet long, 32.3 inches wide, about 51.4 inches tall and have around 12.8 inches of ground clearance.

The frames of these bikes are made from a combination of aluminum and steel, while the body is made from plastic. The wheels and rear suspension of these off-roading motorbikes is made from aluminum. These off-roading bikes come equipped with a one-piece vinyl seat that is designed for one rider. These 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 motorbikes are also equipped with standard hand grips and foot pegs for the driver. These off-roading motorcycles also feature standard fork guards, an exhaust guard, a side cover and a skid plate as well. These Italian off-roading motorbikes also have a standard front and rear fender as well.

Adjustable handlebars are a standard feature on these motorbikes also. The stock 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 comes equipped with Brembo brakes in the front and the rear. Marzocchi components are used in the front suspension, and Sachs is used in the rear suspension. These 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 off-roading bikes feature front adjustable rebound damping, rear adjustable shock/spring pre-load and rear adjustable rebound damping as well. Many riders say that these motorbikes are ideal for young novice riders that are interested in trying off-road, trail riding and motocross.

New For 2009

  • Husqvarna upgraded the CR 125 for 2009. Around 80 percent of the parts for the 2009 Husqvarna were redesigned or were new additions in comparison to the year before. Husqvarna used input from championship motorcross riders in order to make effective changes on the CR 125 for 2009.
  • The 2009 model was updated with a new frame that was modeled after four-stroke motorbikes.
  • The exhaust system, Mikuni carburetor and silencer were all new components for the CR 125 in the year 2009.
  • The V Force 3-Reed Valve system was also a new addition for the 2009 model.
  • The new changes and modifications for the 2009 Husqvarna CR 125 were meant to improve the design and riding comfort of this popular off-roading starter motorbike.

2009 Husqvarna CR Specs

  • Models: 2009 Husqvarna CR 125
  • Engine Type: 124.8 cc two-stroke single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 2.12 x 2.14 inches
  • Compression ratio: 8:8:1
  • Valve Train: Reed Valve
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Kick
  • Transmission: six-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 1.9 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Inverted Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 57.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 38.8 inches
  • Curb Weight: 202.8 pounds
  • Tires (Front): Pirelli 80/100 R21
  • Tires (Rear): Pirelli 100/90 R19


  • The 2009 Husqvarna CR lineup is available in Red/White.

Key Competitors For The 2009 Husqvarna CR

  • The 2009 Husqvarna WR 125
  • The 2009 KTM SX 105
  • The 2009 KTM SX 125
  • The 2009 KTM XC 105